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Johann David Wyss


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Johann David Wyss : Swiss Family Robinson

'[Rose Macaulay] relished such island shipwreck stories as Swiss Family Robinson'

Century: 1850-1899     Reader/Listener/Group: Rose Macaulay      Print: Book


Johann David Wyss : The Swiss Family Robinson

On 8 September 1854 Christiana Thompson noted in her diary that her children Elizabeth and Alice (later Alice Meynell) were 'reading every day with their Pa Swiss Family Robinson.'

Century: 1850-1899     Reader/Listener/Group: Thompson Family     Print: Book


Johann David Wyss : The Family Robinson Crusoe: Or, Journal of a Father Shipwrecked, with his Wife and Children, on an Uninhabited Island

'Sunday August 20th. [...] Read Swiss Family Robinson Crusoe.'

Century: 1800-1849     Reader/Listener/Group: Claire Clairmont      Print: Book


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